A recent study conducted by a pulmonologist at the University of Cape Town has revealed that an alarmingly high number of learners were vaping at schools.
The preliminary study by Professor Richard van Zyl-Smit and other researchers raised concern noting that the alarming trend was specifically among matric learners at affluent high schools.
This study comes on the back of concerns also raised by the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) after a number of young children were caught in possession of e-cigarettes at schools.
In the report, published on the university’s Lung Institute website, Van Zyl-Smit revealed that one in four (25%) of learners in affluent areas were using vape…
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